"Won 2 Superstars in Education awards in 2014 and met DE's AYP targets 2012-2014."

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School leader:  Giddens
65 Carver Road
Dover, DE 19904

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(302) 672-1622
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"Won 2 Superstars in Education awards in 2014 and met DE's AYP targets 2012-2014."


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    Buses / vans provided for students


  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Special Education
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    None, Band, Choir / Chorus...
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Develops grit: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · January 13, 2016
Not exactly the way I would want grit and determination to be developed. I believe in persistence and those qualities, but not in putting up with violent behavior and be expected to just deal with it as a normal part of the school day.

Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a community member · January 13, 2016
There really isn't much given. I was told that the students can only be graded on work completed at school. Homework is only busy work and nothing more.

Develops respect: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · January 13, 2016
No. Respect is not shown to the students. Teachers mock those they can get away with and the administration does nothing about it.

Develops empathy: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · January 13, 2016
No I do not think that there is compassion, caring or empathy. There are incidents that are covered up and ignored. Students that are good children are being pushed aside so that the focus is on coddling the bad, violent children. The attention is... more

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William Henry had a change in administrative leadership in March of 2011. Since that time the school has made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for 3 consecutive years. William Henry was also the recipient of 2 Superstars in Education Awards in 2014. Student enrollment has increased and disciplinary infractions have decreased. William Henry is involved in numerous community activities and events to include a Thanksgiving dinner, Fall Festival, and Family Reading and Math nights.

January 15, 2015

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William Henry Middle School
65 Carver Road, Dover, DE  19904
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. (302) 672-1622
Last modified William Henry Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 5-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.